Meet Our Team

Our Team

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Dr Amin Amenien

Implant Surgeon, Dentist

DDS, BSc, MSc Imp Dent (GDC reg. no 100173)

Amin graduated as a Dental Surgeon (Zahnarzt) from the Medical School of Hanover (MHH), Germany in 2004. His academic and clinical carrier began in 1991 when he graduated as a young Audiologist (BSc) from Melli University in Tehran. Amin is a clinician with over 25 years experience in healthcare  Read more

and has been working in London since 2005.

He completed several postgraduate courses including Digital dentistry, CAD-CAM technology, LASER, Ceramic processing, oral surgery and orthodontics among others to be able to provide modern and high-quality cosmetic dentistry to his patients. He is a CEREC dentist, an Invisalign Elite provider and a certified dentist for facial aesthetics (Botox and fillers).

In 2008 he completed the postgraduate certification program in” Multi-system oral Implantology ”in Manchester by Professor Ucer, Ex-president of ADI. Amin also attended the Diploma in Implantology programme at the Royal College of Surgeons Eng., which led to a European Master of Science degree in Implant dentistry. Other accomplishments include minor oral surgery certification from King’s College London, advanced surgical training for sinus lifting, bone grafting, and peri-implantitis treatment at the University of Bern, and full mouth rehabilitation at the Malo institute in Lisbon.

His main areas of expertise include Computer-Guided Implant Dentistry and comprehensive restorative treatments.

Amin is a member of:

  • Royal College of Surgeons (RCS)
  • British Dental Association (BDA)
  • International Team of Implantology (ITI)
  • Association of Dental Implantology (ADI)
  • International Digital Dental Academy (IDDA)
  • British Institute of Laser Dentistry (BILD)

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Specialist in Orthodontics

DDS, MSc Ortho,  (GDC reg. no 73712)

Completed her D.D.S. degree at the world-renowned Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm in 1993 and 3 years of full-time orthodontic specialization training with a Master of Science (MSc) degree at the same university before she was appointed as a lecturer. Read more

Dr Banaie has been practising as an orthodontist in the UK since 2002. Devoted to her profession; she continuously attends ongoing conferences and seminars and has sub-speciality training in providing highly complex and technical Lingual Orthodontics (braces designed to be placed hidden behind the teeth)

Her scientific work has been published in the prestigious European Journal Of Orthodontics.

She is a member of :

  • British Orthodontic Society (BOS)
  • European Orthodontic Society (EOS)
  • World Federation of Orthodontics (WFO)

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Dr Hossein Amini

Private Restorative Dentist, SI in Periodontics & Endodontics

BSc BChD (GDC reg. no 211163)

Hossein qualified as a Dentist from the University of Leeds excelling with Distinction/Merit in many of his examinations and thereafter began training at the London Deanery, University of London. Read more

He worked in numerous practices in Central London whilst carrying out an extensive postgraduate course programme in Restorative Dentistry studying at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and currently following up an MSc in Restorative Dentistry (Periodontics, Endodontics and Prosthodontics). He has additionally gained Special Interest (SI) in Periodontics and Endodontics while studying at the Royal College.

Hossein is one of a small number of certified Laser Dentistry (BILD) practitioners able to use Soft Tissue Lasers in clinical dentistry as well as a Certified Invisalign Provider of Orthodontics

He has studied the Diploma courses with the Apothecaries at the Barts and the London Medical School, Queen Mary University of London for Forensic Medicine and Forensic ID.

Having a keen interest in cosmetic dentistry and complex restorations, Hossein spent a great deal of time outside the surgery working close with experienced laboratory technicians to select the finest grade porcelains, alloys and materials for his work in order to producing beautiful, long lasting and predictable restorations whilst at the same time keeping a minimally invasive approach.

He lives in Chelsea with his wife and their cat Lilia. Outside of Dentistry he enjoys travelling, galleries and is an avid reader.
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Dr Ali Heshmati

Dental Surgeon, Advanced prosthodontics care

DDS, MClinDent Pros(Lon), MProsRCS(Edin) (GDC reg. no 254372)

Ali qualified with a doctor of dental science degree in 2007 and has completed numerous postgraduate courses. He has over 10 years of experience working in general and specialist dental practices as well as teaching in academic institutions.  Read more

Ali is a competent clinician in all aspects of dentistry and has a keen interest in cosmetics, smile makeovers and advanced restorative care. He has completed comprehensive 4 years of postgraduate training for “Master of Clinical Dentistry in Prosthodontics” with special qualifications from Europe’s leading dental school, Kings College London as well as membership in prosthodontics from the highly prestigious Royal College of surgeons.

He is certified invisalign (Clear braces) provider as well as certification for laser dentistry and digital dentistry CAD/CAM for same day crowns, bridges and veneers.

Ali is a gentle and caring dentist who enjoys enabling his patients to overcome their fears of coming to the dentist by providing painless dentistry in a relaxed environment.
He is known by his clients to tailor individual treatment plans according to patient’s dental needs and budgets. Patient satisfaction is his number one priority and this is what he dedicates himself to achieving for each and every one of his clients.

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Arash Shahrak

Dr Arash Shahrak

Specialist Oral Surgeon, Specialist in Oral Surgery (GDC No 78796)

Dr. Arash graduated from the Aachen Dental School in Germany in 2000. He worked in several positions throughout Southeast England as a general dentist until 2008. He was a vocational trainer for the KSS Deanery and a member of the local dental committee in Surrey. In 2012, he received the title of Specialist in Oral Surgery from the University Hospital Aachen’s Department for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery following three years of full-time residency. Arash is registered as a specialist oral surgeon in the UK, Germany, Luxembourg, and Switzerland . He holds a number of professional memberships in Germany and the UK, and he has focused his practise on complex wisdom teeth extractions and implantology in patients who are medically challenged, such as those receiving bisphosphonate therapy. Dr. Arash provides oral surgery to both internally and externally referred patients at Angel Smile through private referrals.


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Dr Dennis Aydan

Endodontist, Implantologist

DDS, Denmark, MSc, Kings College London (GDC reg. no 207689)

Dennis graduated from Copenhagen Dental School and has been practicing private dentistry in the UK for over 10 years. He attended postgraduate training in Endodontics (Root canal treatment) and holds a Master’s Degree, passed with distinction from the prestigious Kings College London. Read more

He has gained valuable experience in dealing with a variety of complex clinical endodontic problems including re-treatment of failed root canals and surgical root canal procedures. He has extensive knowledge in restorative and cosmetic dentistry – crowns, veneers, composite edge bonding and Invisalign. Dennis completed extensive courses for dental implants and advanced procedures such as bone grafts and sinus lifts. He is attending his 3 rd year towards a Master’s Degree in Implantology.

Dennis is a caring and compassionate clinician and strives to provide the highest quality of treatment based on well-informed patient decisions. He believes every patient deserves exceptional standards in root canal treatment for saveable and implant treatment for non-saveable teeth.

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Dr Sammy Mc Culloch

Restorative and Cosmetic Dentist 

BDS (Cardiff), (GDC reg. no : 251516)

Sammy finished his practical training in Earlsfield after receiving his degree from Cardiff University, where he gained expertise in complex cases involving multiple disciplines. Sammy has since been trained in three post-graduate diploma programs:  Orthodontics with Invisalign, Aesthetic and Restorative dentistry. At the renowned Tipton Academy in 2017, he received the title of “Best Dentist.”
Sammy has extensive knowledge in all facets of modern general and digital dentistry with a particular passion for cosmetic procedures like veneers, Invisalign, composite bonding, and teeth whitening.

 His interests outside of dentistry, include cooking and music of various kinds.

Marion Lopez

Marion Lopez

Practice Manager

Qualified as a dentist and completed her Dental Hygiene diploma in the Philippines. Marion is also a qualified and registered dental nurse here in UK since 2013. She worked as a Dental Nurse tutor after completing the Award in Education and Training (PTLLS) Level 3.

she also holds an NVQ2 in Business and Administration awarded in 2013. Marion has worked for a number of years as a treatment coordinator and as a practice manager and continuously update herself attending CPD courses. In her spare time, she likes to spend her time with her family watching movies and doing volunteer work in her parish community.


hygineSophia Loizou

Dip Dent Hygiene /Therapy RCS Eng 

GDC NO; 257405

Sophia graduated from The University of Manchester with a B.Sc. (Hons) in Biomedical Materials Science in 2009. After her graduation, she went on to study Dental Hygiene and Therapy at the Eastman Dental Hospital.
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Whilst studying there, she worked alongside world leaders in periodontology and experienced treating a wide range of patients.
Sophia regularly attends postgraduate courses to keep abreast of updates and cutting-edge treatments.
She takes great pains to care for and work with patients with dental phobia and anxiety.
In her spare time, she attends live music gigs, and the theatre and enjoys yoga.

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Mia Almirol

Mia Almirol


Mia has been working with Angel Smile since 2022 and is a qualified dentist in the Philippines.
Patients value her caring approach, contagious smile, and expertise in dentistry since it helps them feel comfortable making appointments and getting ready for any procedure.




OrthodentistIryna Kharlan

Dental Nurse

GDC No: 259905

Iryna has been working in Private Dentistry since 2013 and successfully completed her registration in 2015. She joined Angel Smile Dental team in January 2016. Her over 20 years of experience as a general nurse in a hospital enables her to provide care at the highest level of standards. She loves her work and always looks forward to increasing her knowledge.

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Dental technology assistant

Layla is a dentist ( Not practising in UK) from Algeria with a diploma as a specialist in restorative and endodontics.

She worked at the University of Algiers and taught students of different levels of practical and theoretical courses for 10 years. She joined Angel smile and helped us as coordinator. She enjoys discovering more about digital dentistry, implant, Invisalign and CEREC technologies. She speaks French, Arabic and English.


Aygin Abolverdi

Aygin Abolverdi
Dental Nurse

Aygin joined Angel Smile team in 2016. As a qualified dental nurse, she coordinates multidisciplinary treatments and assists dentists chair side with patient care.

She graduated from Iran with a BSc in food industry engineering and an MSc in quality control from Greenwich University in London.






Alina Savotchi
Dental nurse

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